Democratic Republic of the Congo
The network of human rights organisations and activists for the abolition of the death penalty (RADHOMA) is an abolitionist NGO of the DRC.
1. Fundation and headquarters
Created on 10 October 2005 by member associations, the organization is a member of the Congolese Coalition Against the Death Penalty and of the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty. Its national headquarters are located in Kinshasa.
RADHOMA is a non-governmental organization that promotes respect for fundamental human rights through the abolition of the death penalty in the DRC, in Africa and internationally.
3. Main actions
RADHOMA carries out monitoring and reporting activites on cases of death-sentenced people in the country’s prison, also information and awareness-raising activities on the real motivations in favour of the abolition of the death penalty, and on the evolution of the process of abolishing the death penalty in the DRC, in Africa and internationally.
4. Action strategies
The network carries out advocacy work together with other abolitionist actors and international organization in order to advance and achieve the abolition of the death penalty at all levels. RADHOMA easily conducts actions in the DRC by coordinating provincial offices throughout the country.